In lovely harmony the wood has put on its green mantle, and summer is on its throne, playing its string-music; the willow, whose harp hung silent when it was
withered in winter, now gives forth its melody -
Hush! Listen! The world is alive.
Thomas Telynog Evans; 1840-65
Translated from the Welsh by Kenneth Hurlstone Jackson;
A Celtic Miscellany,(London: Penguin, 1971), p. 87.